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Indie news (June 7): Kid Tripp / Mighty Gunvolt / Shakedown Hawaii / LUNAXXX / Cave Story+

Today’s Indie news: Kid Tripp announed for the Nintendo 3DS, but also…

  • Mighty Gunvolt
  • Shakedown Hawaii
  • Runbow Pocket
  • Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment
  • Cave Story+
  • Wargroove
  • Yoku’s Island Express
  • Mr. Shifty
  • Ira
  • VOEZ
  • Cubit The Hardcore Platformer HD
  • Elliot Quest (Nintendo 3DS)
  • Drop It: Block Paradise!
  • Hover Heaven

Kid Tripp

Kid Tripp is a tough-as-nail platformer originally released on smart devices, and it’s now coming to the Nintendo 3DS courtesy of Four Horses. In their announcement tweet, the developers specify that it will be a “a pixel perfect port”.

If you’ve never heard of Kid Tripp before, here’s a trailer and one lone screenshot:

Kid Tripp (3DS – eShop) will be released later this year in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Releases page has been updated!

Source: Four Horses (Twitter)

Mighty Gunvolt

Here’s an artwork and some screenshots for Gunvolt in Mighty Gunvolt, which comes out… next week on Nintendo Switch!

Mighty Gunvolt (Switch – eShop) comes out on June 15th worldwide. The Nintendo 3DS version will follow on June 28th in Japan, and June 29th in Europe and North America.

Source: official Twitter account

Shakedown Hawaii

Here’s the latest gameplay video for Shakedown Hawaii on Nintendo 3DS, showcasing the Zoomed Out camera option:

Runbow Pocket

Here’s the Announcement Trailer for Runbow Pocket, on New Nintendo 3DS:

Runbow Pocket (New 3DS) comes out on June 20th in Europe and North America, with a retail release for the latter.

Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

Remember the fanart contest hosted by Yacht Club Games a few days ago? Well, the winners have finally been revealed, and you can find them on the official Yacht Club Games blog!


Here’s some screenshots for LUNAXXX (temp. title), the latest game from Kenichi Nishii (creator of Chibi Robo, among others):

LUNAXXX (Switch – eShop) will be released later this year in Japan.

Source: Famitsu


Last week, the developers of Wargroove shared one, lone animated GIF for the game, showasing a (work-in-progress) water shader, and the game’s map. Click here to check it out!

Wargroove (Switch – eShop) will be released later this year.

Cave Story+

Here’s the latest video clip for Cave Story+, showcasing the (brand new) facial animations:

Cave Story+ (Switch) will be released on June 20th in North America, and later this year in Europe and Japan.

Yoku’s Island Express

Here’s the latest video clip for Yoku’s Island Express, releasing in Early 2018 on the Nintendo Switch:

Mr. Shifty

Still waiting for the update for the Nintendo Switch version of Mr. Shity? If yes, here’s some good news for you: there’s not much longer to wait! tinyBuild has announced that the patch has finally been approved by Nintendo, and that it should be available soon.

Source: tinyBuild (Reddit)


Here’s one lone screenshot for Ira, coming to the Nintendo Switch:

Source: official Twitter account


Here’s some new screenshots for VOEZ, showcasing the 18 new songs that were recently added via a free Software update:

Source: Gamer

Cubit The Hardcore Platformer HD

Here’s the launch trailer for Cubit The Hardcore Platformer HD, releasing tomorrow (June 8th) in Europe and North America:

Elliot Quest (Nintendo 3DS)

Heads up for Elliot Quest (Nintendo 3DS) players: the update announced a few days ago should now be available for download in North America, and is coming pretty soon in Europe!

Drop It: Block Paradise!

Good news for players waiting for Drop It: Block Paradise! on Wii U, the game has passed lotcheck in Europe, and if everything goes well, it should be available in that region on June 22nd. The game has already been sent to lotcheck in North America, but it hasn’t been approved yet.

Source: ZeNfA Productions

Hover Heaven

Here’s the first trailer for Hover Heaven, Petite Games’ new game:



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